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copyright 1999-2000

in the mood for something ... artsy-fartsy?
If you're looking for gorgeous films that feast the eye, look for these flicks at your video store.
title year find it at the video 
store under
All About My Mother 1999 foreign [Spain]
Amelie 2001 foreign [France]
American Splendor 2003 drama
Amores Perros 2000 foreign [Mexico]
Big Fish 2003 drama
Blue Velvet 1986 drama
Brazil 1985 comedy, drama
Buffalo 66 1998 drama
Castle in the Sky 1986 animation, family
Cecil B. Demented 2000 comedy
Charlotte Sometimes 2002 drama
Chicago 2002 musical
Chungking Express 1994 foreign [Hong Kong]
City of Lost Children, The  1995 foreign [France]
City of God  2002 foreign [Brazil]
Code 46  2004 sci-fi, drama
Cronos 1993 foreign [Mexico], horror
Dark City 1998 sci-fi
Delicatessen  1991 foreign [France]
Devil's Backbone, The 2001 foreign [Spain],  suspense
Down By Law 1986 drama, comedy
Dreamlife of Angels, The 1999 foreign [France]
Edward Scissorhands 1990 drama
Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind 2004 drama
eXistenZ 1999 sci-fi
Fast, Cheap & Out of Control 2001 drama
Fast Runner, The 2000 drama
Finding Nemo 2003 animation, family
George Washington 2000 drama
Ghost Dog 1999 drama
Ghost World 2000 comedy
Gods and Monsters 1998 drama
Heaven 2002 drama

Heavenly Creatures

1994 foreign [New Zealand], drama
Hedwig and the Angry Inch 2001 musical
Hudsucker Proxy, The 1994 comedy
In the Mood for Love 2000 foreign [Hong Kong]

Kiki's Delivery Service

1989 animation
Kontroll 2003 foreign [Hungary], thriller, comedy
Limey, The 1999 drama
Lost in Translation 2003 drama
Lovers of the Arctic Circle 1998 foreign [Spain], drama
Monsoon Wedding 2001 foreign [India], drama
Motorcycle Diaries, The 2004 drama, foreign
Moulin Rouge 2001 musical
Mulholland Drive 2001 drama
My Summer of Love 2004 drama
Noi Albinoi 2003 foreign [Iceland], drama
Open Your Eyes 1997 foreign [Spain]
Personal Velocity 2002 drama
The Princess and the Warrior 2000 drama, foreign [Germany]
Princess Mononoke 1997 animation
Punch-Drunk Love 2002 comedy, drama
Quills 2000 drama
Rain 2001 drama
Ratcatcher 1999 drama
Requiem for a Dream 2000 drama
Royal Tenenbaums, The 2001 comedy, drama
Stranger than Paradise 1983 drama
Spirited Away 2001 animation
Sweet Hereafter, The 1997 drama, foreign [Canada]

Triplets of Belleville, The

2003 animation
Twin Falls Idaho 1999 drama
Very Long Engagement, A 2004 foreign [French], drama

NOTE: We haven't yet provided plot synopses and reviews for many of the recommended videos ... but we'll be rectifying this as time goes on.  Videos that have been reviewed are linked to the relevant reviews.

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